Tag Archives: Human

Human Rights Movie: Yellow Submarine

Fresh from seeing the restored 50th anniversary Yellow Submarine, I thank the Beatles for their prescience. As we struggle to remain optimistic in an era of separating children from parents, environmental deregulation and disregard of all respect for humans and… … Continue reading

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Plateau of Human Mortality: Demography of Longevity Pioneers

A new study in Science shows that human death rates increase exponentially up to about age 80, then decelerate. After age 105, human death rates plateau, such that the 110-year-old is no more likely to die than the 105-year old. … Continue reading

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Nevada Department of Health and Human Services to Exercise Enforcement Discretion for Required Reports under Drug Pricing Transparency Law

By Gugan Kaur & David C. Gibbons — As we previously reported, Nevada enacted a law on June 15, 2017 addressing drug prices. S.B. 539 imposed new reporting requirements on pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers (“PBMs”) related to diabetes … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Final Rule Delaying Compliance Date for Human Subjects Policy by Six Months; Institutions

By Timothy D. Backstrom and Lisa M. Campbell On June 19, 2018, sixteen federal agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), issued a final rule delaying until January 21, 2019, the general compliance date for 2017 revisions to the … Continue reading

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Underpaid and exhausted: the human cost of your Kindle

The Guardian: “In the Chinese city of Hengyang, we find a fatigued, disposable workforce assembling gadgets for Amazon, owned by the world’s richest man…The Foxconn factory in Hengyang relies on the tried and tested formula of low wages and long … Continue reading

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